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Environmental Programming Coordinator

Environmental Programming Coordinator

Environmental Programming Coordinator

The Frazer Center
Atlanta, GA 30307


Bachelor's (Required)

Job details

Job Type

- Full-time, Temporary

The Frazer Center is seeking an Environmental Programming Coordinator. Each year, 250 ren, from birth through age nine, prepare for success in the Frazer Center’s inclusive, NAEYC-accredited early education program and summer camp. Seventy percent of the ren served are typically developing, and 30% have a diagnosed special need or a research-based risk factor for developmental delay. In addition to the Children’s Programs, each day Frazer Center also serves approximately 100 adults with developmental disabilities with vocational and community-based services. The Frazer Center has worked for the inclusion of people with disabilities in the Atlanta community for 66 years.


  • Oversee development, implementation, documentation, and evaluation of the Frazer Center Forest Based Early Childhood Curriculum, in coordination with Child Development Program staff.
  • Develop and implement teacher training on the Forest Curriculum.
  • Lead implementation of the Frazer Forest Curriculum Outreach Program to preschools from under-resourced communities.
  • Develop inclusive forest-based programming for Frazer Center’s Adult Program
  • Coordinate with community and volunteer partners on restoration of the Frazer Forest for use as an accessible therapeutic and educational space
  • Serve as a resource to Frazer Center teachers and DSPs during outdoor learning and activity
  • Develop and implement plan for use of internal courtyard as a gardening space for both ren and adults
  • Coordinate community education and engagement programs related to Frazer Forest
  • Develop safety protocols for outdoor learning that align with licensing, accreditation, and regulatory requirements
  • Communicate effectively and professionally with co-workers
  • Collaborate with Director of Development on funding opportunities for the program
  • Collaborate with other Frazer Center staff on opportunities to promote Frazer Center’s environmental programming at conferences, through community partnerships, etc.
  • Collaborate on development of the budget for expenditures related to environmental programming.
  • Ensure care and maintenance of any equipment, materials, or supplies purchased
  • Adhere to all policies and procedures as described in the Teacher and DSP Handbooks
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds
  • Reaching and pushing
  • Lifting from floor to chest level
  • Sitting on classroom floor
  • Comfortable working outdoors in a variety of weather conditions


Reports to and is under the direct supervision of the CEO


  • At least 3 years of environmental education experience
  • Minimum of a BA/BS in biology, environmental education, or other related field preferred
  • Sense of humor, flexibility, and creative “think outside the box” solution-based mindset required
  • Experience in early hood settings and knowledge of developmentally appropriate practice for ren 6 weeks to 5 years’ old a plus
  • Experience working in inclusive settings for ren and/or adults with disabilities a plus
  • Demonstrated professionalism and strong work ethic
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Must pass mandatory criminal background checks and drug screen

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary

Pay: $42,000.00 - $46,000.00 per year


  • Flexible schedule


  • 8 hour shift


  • Bachelor's (Required)


  • Environmental Education: 3 years (Required)

Work Location: One location

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• Location: 33.769646:-84.32704

• Post ID: 22001583

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